contractor connection showCrawford & Company has appointed Lance Malcolm to the newly created position of vice president of operations, Contractor Connection, according to a press release.

In his role, Malcolm will be responsible for directing the daily operations of Contractor Connections’ functions and departments, including customer service, contractor management, performance measurement and quality control, as well as focusing on strategic planning and goal setting. Based in the Company’s Jacksonville office, he will report to Larry C. Thomas, chief executive officer, Contractor Connection.

“We are very pleased to have Lance join our team and provide his leadership to help continue the Contractor Connection journey of success and growth in the insurance and consumer industries,” said Thomas. “He has excelled in numerous leadership positions with high‐profile companies, and I’m confident that he will make a strong contribution to our organization.”

Malcolm brings with him to Crawford an extensive property insurance claims background with expertise in commercial and personal lines as well as catastrophe. Since 2010, he has served as VP of claims operations for Citizens Property Insurance Corporation in Jacksonville, where he was responsible for developing and leading an experienced team focused on building a strategically scalable claims infrastructure.

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